This is not an argument that we should turn our religious buildings into museums – too often we default into that approach anyway! But this is to ask, what happens when we engage with the history of our area and particular the history of the Christian movement in our area? Could it be that we learn lessons for today?
To that end, here is a video which looks at some of the history of Christianity in the north east of England, and makes connection with God’s mission in today’s world. See whether these stories inspire you.